The match officials have now been confirmed for the League One tie between Burton Albion and Lincoln City at the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday 3rd February, which will kick-off at 15:00.
Referee: Jeremy Simpson.
Assistant Referee: Robert Hyde.
Assistant Referee: Bhupinder Singh Gill.
Benjamin Speedie Jamie O’Connor.
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You have to go back to the 2019/20 season for the last time he refereed a match involving Burton Albion. It was their 4-2 defeat at home to Northampton Town in the FA Cup, in a match which saw him show 3 yellow cards, including a booking for former Imps loanee Scott Wharton.
The last time he oversaw a match involving Lincoln City was the 1-1 draw away at Exeter City back in October, which was also the last time he refereed a match. He brandished 8 yellow cards, including bookings for Paudie O’Connor, Ethan Hamilton, Ethan Erhahon and Hakeeb Adelakun, and a booking for former Burton Albion loanee Goalkeeper Viljami Sinisalo.
Jeremy Simpson oversaw a total of 28 matches during the 2022/23 season, all of which were in the Conference. He showed 121 (4.32) yellow cards and 1 red card. He showed 7 yellow cards on two occasions: Burnley 2-1 Reading in the Championship and AFC Wimbledon 2-3 Stevenage in League Two, including a booking for former Imps loanee Jordan Roberts.
Simpson has been the man with the whistle on 11 occasions so far this season, showing 44 yellow cards (4.00) and 1 red card. He was most card-happy in the match between Exeter City and Lincoln City, as previously mentioned above.
Sources: English Football League and Soccerbase.
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